Monthly Archives: February 2015

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Trending Alert: Honed and Leathered Finishes for Stone Counter Tops

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Honed and Leathered finishes for Granite and Marble counter tops are being chosen more often than the once popular polished finish. What is Polished?A polished surface finish is smooth, shiny, and reflective. The full color, depth, and crystal structure is visible. What is Honed? A honed surface finish is a smooth surface without reflection. It […]

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History Lesson: Serge Mouille Lamp

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Source Serge Mouille (1922 – 1988) was a French industrial designer and goldsmith. He is best known for his light fixture designs. Source “Serge Mouille made each of his lamps by hand and never used machine technology to maximize production numbers.” Source “A Serge Mouille lamp is as much a work of art as it […]

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Ourso Designs Welcomes a New Team Member!

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Meet our new assistant designer, Logan Wheeler Ramirez!   We are so pleased to have a new assistant designer, Logan Wheeler Ramirez! Logan is a graduate from LSU Art & Design School with a Bachelor of Interior Design. While in school, Logan won several awards for her projects and rendering capabilities. Her work experiences include […]

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How to Arrange Furniture

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Get out the tape measure The first step in arranging a space is determining its size. Use a tape measure to get the dimensions of a room. Or, a quick tip: Measure your foot and then walk heel to toe across the room. This is an easy way to estimate the basic size. Then, check […]

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